Agua de Jamaica and Hibiscus Syrup

Hot hibiscus beverages are one of those things I can’t accept. Hibiscus has a sharp tart flavor which is wonderful cold, but warm, it feels like a molten acid wash exposing a fresh layer to my insides. I exaggerate, as usual, but this weightless flower contains a strong tart flavor. Only a small amount is needed to…

A Quick Cool Down: Watermelon and Strawberry Licuado

Call this quick drink a licuado, a Latin fruit drink literally translated into ‘blended’, or call it a cooler, by the end of your glass, you’ll call it nothing but refreshing. Licuado de Sandia y Fresa Watermelon and Strawberry Cooler Yields: 3 pints 4 cups medium diced seedless watermelon 1 cup medium diced strawberries 1/3 cup lime…